Gauthier Louette graduated from the École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. He joined the Group in 1986 where he has spent his entire career, first as a project engineer, then as project manager, then as Director of Operations before being appointed in 1998 as Chief Executive Officer of SPIE Capag, SPIE’s pipeline division. In 2000, he was appointed as Director of the Oil & Gas Branch of SPIE. In 2003, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SPIE and became Chairman and CEO in 2010.
Denis Chêne graduated from the EM Lyon and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He joined the Group in 1992. From 1993 to 1997 he served as Director of Management Control at LK Comstock in the USA. He then served as head of Group reporting before becoming Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of SPIE Île-de-France Nord-Ouest in 2001. He was appointed as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of the Group in 2007.
Independent Director, Dr. Tanja Rueckert graduated from the University of Regensburg (Germany) with a doctoral degree in Chemistry, and has spent her entire career working in the digital sector at SAP Group and is currently President of SAP SE’s IoT & Digital Supply Chain Business Unit. She has 20 years of experience as an executive with strategic and operational responsibility in the software industry. She has a wealth of expertise in areas such as digital transformation, the internet of things, connected manufacturing, and connected logistics. Effective July 1, 2018, Dr. Tanja Rückert will be joining the Bosch Group and on August 1, she will assume the position of President of the Bosch Building Technologies division.Dr. Tanja Rueckert’s appointment as Director will be put for approval to the Group’s next Shareholders General Meeting in 2018.
Mrs. Nathalie Palladitcheff graduated from ESC Dijon and holds a DECF degree and DESCF degree. She started her career at Coopers & Lybrand Audit (1991 to 1997). She then joined the Banque Française Commerciale Océan Indien (1997-2000) as Director of financial matters and of management control. In 2000, she was appointed as Financial Director of Société Foncière Lyonnaise, of which she later became Deputy General Manager. As from May 2006, she was General Manager of Dolmea Real Estate. She then joined Icade in September 2007, as member of the Executive Committee, in charge of finance, legal and IT, and, as from August 2010, of the Services to Real Estate department. In April 2015 and effective as of August 3, 2015, she was appointed as Executive Vice-President and Chief of Finance of Ivanhoé Cambridge, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Nathalie Palladitcheff was Director of Silic and Qualium and Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Crédit Agricole CIB. She received the honor of chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.
Director representing employee shareholders, Gabrielle van Klaveren-Hessel, holds a degree in English linguistics and literature from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. From 1999 to 2001, she worked in the financial department of the Dutch group Electron Holding BV. In 2001, after the Group purchased Electron, she became payroll management administrator at SPIE Netherlands then payroll manager in 2009. Since May 2012 she has been the representative of the FCPE SPIE Actionnariat on the Board of Directors.
Independent Director, Michel Bleitrach, graduated from the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and holds a Master's in economics and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He began his career with the Bechtel engineering group, and then joined the Ministry of Equipment where he directed several major development programs. He then worked for the Elf Aquitaine Group with positions in production-exploration and chemicals and industrial development before joining from 1989 to 2003 Lyonnaise des Eaux, then Suez as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Elyo and of Suez Industrial Solutions. From 2005 to 2012, he served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Keolis, and then became Chairman of the Saur Group parent company in 2012. In 2006, he also joined the Board of Directors of Séchilienne-Sidec, now Albioma, in which he was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Board in 2011. Since May 2013, he is also serving as member of the supervisory board of JC Decaux.
Senior Independent Director, Sir Peter Mason, graduated in Engineering from the University of Glasgow. He served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty Limited, then as CEO of AMEC, before being named Chairman of Thames Water Utilities Limited from December 2006 to April 2018. Until October 2008, he was a member of the Board of the Olympic Delivery Authority for the 2012 Olympic Games. He served as a member of the board of directors, and then as a senior independent director, of Subsea 7 SA from 2006 to 2017. He is currently serving as chairman of AGS Airports Limited. He was named Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services rendered to international trade in 2002.
Independent Director, Sophie Stabile, is a graduate of the French Ecole Supérieure de Gestion et Finances. She began her career with Deloitte, before joining Accor in 1999 to head the Group’s Consolidation and Information System Department. In 2006, she was appointed Group Controller-General. From May 2010 to September 2015, she was Chief Financial Officer of the Accor Group, after which she was appointed as CEO of HotelServices France until August 2017. She has been a member of Unibail-Rodamco’s Supervisory Board member since August 2010 and is a member of the supervisory board of Altamir since April 2014.
Independent Director, Regine Stachelhaus studied law at Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen. She joined Hewlett-Packard GmbH in 1984 where she served as Managing Director from 2000 to 2009. In May 2002, she was also appointed Vice-President of Imaging and Printing Group (Hewlett-Packard GmbH). She was subsequently appointed Head of Human Resources,IT and Procurements and member of the Board of Directors of E.ON SE. She has been a member of the supervisory boards of Covestro AG since October2015 and Metro/Ceconomy since February 2017 and a Director of the British Group Computacenter Plc since July 2013.
Director representing employees, Daniel Boscari, graduated from the ICG Paris. He started his career with the Group in 1984, and has held the positions of project finance manager and director of municipality development within the management of SPIE.
FFP Invest is wholly owned by FFP, a listed holding company whose main shareholder is the Peugeot family group. It is represented by Mr. Bertrand Finet, the company’s CEO.
After having graduated from the ESSEC, Bertrand Finet began his career in 1991at the 3i Group. He joined CVC Capital Partners in Paris in 1996, before being entrusted with the executive management of the Paris office of de Candover in 2006. He become manager and member of the executive committee of the Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement (FSI) in 2009, SMES equity capital executive manager with Bpifrance in 2013, and then executive manager of the Mid & Large Cap department of Bpifrance in 2015. In January 2017, he is appointed as deputy CEO of FFP.